"Headingley: 'This pleasant rural village'" by Eveleigh Bradford, (speaker at the FHVS AGM in 2009).  Her book (ISBN 978-1-906600-32-7) is available from HEART in Bennett Road Headingley and from all bookshops and online.

Far Headingley

"Far Headingley, Weetwood and West Park" (2nd Edition) by David Hall, originally published by the Society in 2000 (ISBN 095393120X).  It can obtained through the Art Shop, 6-8 Weetwood Lane, Leeds LS16 5LS, tel. (0113) 275 0123.  Only a few copies remain.

Local poetry

Professor Lucy Newlyn (speaker at the FHVS AGM in 2005) grew up in the area, and has published a book of poems set locally. "Ginnel" was published in 2005 by Carcanet Press, (ISBN 1903039746).  It can be obtained through local or other bookshops or direct from Carcanet Press .


Here is a detailed street map of Far Headingley from [opens new window]

And here is a smaller scale map of Far Headingley from the same source, to show the area in the Leeds context. [opens new window]

Google Earth image [opens new window]

A new website of the West Yorkshire Archive Service gives access to old Ordnance Survey and tithe maps for the area.


Yorkshire Evening Post and its north Leeds subsite will sometimes contain news of the Far Headingley area.

North Leeds Life , a monthly free magazine published by North Star Publications contains information on Far Headingley and events in the area.  It is available ay Headingley Library and many local shops.

About Leeds - online copy of the City Council's quarterly free newspaper

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